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Influential U.S. labor union condemns Vietnam's human rights violations

Boat People SOS

Jul 27, 2013 — Hoffa urges U.S. to drop TPP talks with Vietnam

If Vietnam were to join the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the U.S. would be turning a blind eye to what’s really going on there, according to a report by the Worker Rights Consortium.

Unsafe workplaces are tolerated in Vietnam. So are poverty wages, human trafficking, child labor and violent suppression of workers’ rights. These are unacceptable in the United States and should be globally. At the very least they are conditions that should not be encouraged.

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